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First Flower Blooms in Space

There is life out there in space, and it is beautiful. NASA astronaut Scott Kelly reveled in his achievement of growing the first flower in space. The star of the show is a young zinnia blossom that bloomed early this year. Though plants have been reputed to grow in spacecraft and space stations before, the zinnia is the first-ever record of a flower bein[...]

Planet that Bends Space and Time

For the first time in history, scientists have discovered a planet with two Suns, using a never-before-used technique. Gravitational microlensing occurs when planets are so massive that they bend time and space around it. Using this phenomenon, a rare undiscovered planet has fallen into our line of vision. The planet in question is OGLE-2007-BLG-349Lc, i[...]